June 2015

All posts from June 2015

Increasing mobile bandwidth: How Wi-Fi can help

by pm2net on June 30, 2015 , Comments Off on Increasing mobile bandwidth: How Wi-Fi can help

Mobile data consumption is skyrocketing across the globe. According to the June 2015 Ericsson Mobility Report, smartphone subscriptions will more than double by 2020, and 80 percent of all mobile data traffic will come from phones. Streaming services will spur video traffic to grow 55 percent annually by then. Indeed, increasing mobile bandwidth is a top priority for wireless carriers.

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Applying predictive analytics to intelligent, holistic law enforcement

by pm2net on June 30, 2015 , Comments Off on Applying predictive analytics to intelligent, holistic law enforcement

The world’s population is increasingly moving to urban areas, creating a dense and complex environment for crime. To combat urban crime, public safety workers are breaking down departmental silos and moving toward predictive policing systems. But how can we ensure public safety officials present a unified front against crime?

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Utilities eye peak energy hours for savings opportunities

by pm2net on June 29, 2015 , Comments Off on Utilities eye peak energy hours for savings opportunities

For years, utility executives have relied on old data to predict peak energy hours. The days of looking in the rear-view mirror are gone as data becomes available in real time. Instead, cutting-edge utilities are analyzing reams of new data to predict when consumers will use more energy. As a result, they can be better prepared for unprecedented spikes in energy consumption. When a large number of electric cars start to suck energy off the grid during overnight hours as they charge for morning commutes, for example, the utilities will be ready.

Source: big data hub

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